About Us

Medical Education Team

Pediatrics Core Clinical Experience Director

Michelle Noelck, M.D.Michelle Noelck, M.D.

Dr. Noelck received her B.A. from Smith College in Massachusetts and her M.D. from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency and chief residency here at Oregon Health & Science University, and is now an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. A pediatric hospitalist, Dr. Noelck cares for children on the inpatient pediatric unit. In her academic role, Dr. Noelck has a particular interest in curriculum development and is passionate about her work with students and residents. Dr. Noelck is also the medical director for the inpatient medical unit at Doernbecher, where she leads an interdisciplinary team focused on quality improvement and patient safety. When not at Doernbecher, Dr. Noelck enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.


Associate Director of Pediatric Clinical Experiences

Sheevaun Khaki, M.D.Sheevaun Khaki, M.D.

Dr. Khaki received her M.D. from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in North Carolina. She recently completed her pediatric residency training here at OHSU and is now an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. A general pediatrician, Dr. Khaki is particularly interested in preventative care and enjoys meeting patients and families from diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds. Outside of work, Dr. Khaki enjoys yoga, exploring the restaurants of the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Jake, and the beautiful outdoors with her dog, Audrey.


Director of Medical Student Education in Pediatrics,
Pediatric Electives, and Visiting Students Director

Laura Ibsen, M.D.Laura Ibsen, M.D.

Dr. Ibsen received her B.A. in biology from Pomona College and her M.D. from the University of California, San Diego. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University in 1992 and a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at The Children's Hospital, Boston in 1996. She came to OHSU in 1998 and is the medical director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and director of Medical Student Education in Pediatrics, including our Visiting Student program and all Pediatric Elective courses.

Dr. Ibsen has been involved in the production of Compuprep, Pediatrics in Review, and the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Her academic interests include critical care of the child with congenital heart disease, pediatric brain injury, and novel ways of meeting the challenge of educating learners at multiple levels in the same environment.

She lives in Portland where she enjoys her 2 dogs and 2 cats, an inordinate amount of gardening, and traveling.


Vice Chair of Education in Pediatrics

Carrie Phillipi, M.D.Carrie Phillipi, M.D.

Dr. Phillipi received her M.D. from the University of California at Davis and competed her Pediatrics residency at the University of California at San Francisco. A Professor of Pediatrics and general pediatrician, Dr. Phillipi takes care of a wide array of childhood health issues including well child care, acute illnesses, and chronic medical and/or behavioral problems. In her academic role, Dr. Phillipi enjoys clinical research and working with students and residents. As the medical director of the Mother Baby Unit and a certified lactation counselor, Dr. Phillipi particularly enjoys caring for mothers and infants. Dr. Phillipi has four children who range in age from elementary school to college.


Education Manager

Janna BonofiglioJanna Bonofiglio

Janna received her B.A. from Beloit College in International Relations and Russian and her M.Ed. in Adult Education from Oregon State University.  Prior to her current position, Janna coordinated undergraduate medical education programs at OHSU and managed graduate business programs for several years at Babson College in Massachusetts.  A native west coaster with an aversion to snow, Janna headed back to Portland in 2015. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, being outdoors, and spending time with her husband, energetic toddler, and dog.


Medical Student Coordinator

Alina DunbarAlina Dunbar 

Alina received her B.A. from Northwestern University in Anthropology and Global Health. Prior to joining the medical education team, she worked alternatively as a data analyst, research assistant, and business analyst in addition to spending a year exploring New Zealand. As the administrative contact for the Pediatrics core clinical experience and all Pediatric electives, she is available to answer questions about course requirements, administrative issues, OHSU and visiting student registration, and whichever other miscellaneous questions you can devise.